- Since it was founded in 1988, RESET has reached more than 15,000 students with hands-on science and math programs.
- RESET volunteers represent more than 20 different Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (STEM) fields, including physics, statistics, medicine, environment, biology, computer science, anthropology, chemistry, neuroscience, and civil, aerospace and mechanical engineering.
- More than 1,000 scientists and engineers have volunteered for RESET since it began.
- In school year 2015/16, RESET placed 120 volunteers in 30 schools in DC, Maryland and Virginia, providing hands-on science programs to 1,933 students, an increase of 10.9% over last year and the most ever in a school year.
- RESET currently has partnerships with 17 schools, 10 out-of-school day learning centers, and 3 PreK child development centers. RESET has codified 90% of these partnerships with signed Memoranda of Agreement that spell out partner responsibilities.
The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington selected RESET to be featured in its 2016/17 Catalogue of top nonprofits. A panel of more than 100 expert reviewers from area foundations, corporate giving programs, and peer non-profit organizations evaluated 200 applications in a rigorous vetting process. RESET was designated “one of the best small charities in the Greater DC area.”
- RESET has been endorsed by a Chancellor of the District of Columbia School System (DCPS), who wrote: “RESET’s objective of showing students that science is exciting, as well as its longer term goal of inspiring students to consider careers in Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (STEM) fields, aligns to the goals of DCPS’ vision for STEM education.” Read Full DCPS letter ».
- RESET has been designated a “2017 Top Rated Nonprofit” by Great Nonprofits.com, a stakeholder review site that rates superlative nonprofits.
- RESET has achieved Gold Star status by Guidestar, the premier charity vetting site in the country. Nonprofits that have reached the Gold and Platinum levels demonstrate a superior level of transparency
- Since 2013, RESET has had four independent financial audits. The auditor concluded: “[T]he financial statements…present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of RESET, Inc., and the changes in its net assets and its cash flows for the years then ended in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.”